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Forum: Electric Guitar 07-30-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By KenG
When you get into any brand's lower end you may...

When you get into any brand's lower end you may find the quality varies more. Doesn't mean you can't find a jem or an absolute dog, it means you may need access to several of the same model to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-29-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 824
Posted By KenG
I'd easily believe it was cracked already and he...

I'd easily believe it was cracked already and he didn't notice but once he started playing it then finished cracking.
There was a period of time awhile back when Gibson's case subcontractor made...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-29-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 513
Posted By KenG
Performance Anxiety is the term you're looking...

Performance Anxiety is the term you're looking for.
Most people have it so some degree or another. The amount is generally dependent on your state of mind. When it comes to public speaking I find...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-28-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By KenG
If you have an IPhone the Peterson app is $9.99....

If you have an IPhone the Peterson app is $9.99. or you can decent ones HW wise for around $100. If you're countng on a free audio recording program to give you an accurate spectrum analyzer (a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-27-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 413
Posted By KenG
You'd have to flail away pretty bad, meaning...

You'd have to flail away pretty bad, meaning you're using you arm not wrist to strum and strum pretty well over the fingerboard o knock the selector switch on a Les Paul.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-26-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By KenG
You want a Strobe tuner not a spectrum analyzer.

You want a Strobe tuner not a spectrum analyzer.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-22-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 492
Posted By KenG
I use a Strobe tuner to set mine and it results...

I use a Strobe tuner to set mine and it results in better sounding notes above the 12th fret.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-19-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 504
Posted By KenG
Actually the founder's son died and the family...

Actually the founder's son died and the family couldn't be bothered to run the business. It was already shut down when Gibson offered something like 20K for their Bass production stuff and were...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-18-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 555
Posted By KenG
P90s are a very hot single coil and really are...

P90s are a very hot single coil and really are their own beast.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-14-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 469
Posted By KenG
A massive EPi neck???? :haha: :haha: :haha: ...

A massive EPi neck???? :haha: :haha: :haha: :haha:
Son you have no idea.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-13-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 469
Posted By KenG
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0Vig46sOLI ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0Vig46sOLI

Another SE consideration is the Bernie Marsden!
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-12-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,451
Posted By KenG
A great many are thinly disguised versions of...

A great many are thinly disguised versions of either a Strat or an LP. There's a reason they've been around as long as they have, they are basic enough to not be too trendy or too associated with any...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-12-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,451
Posted By KenG
I'm with ya on this! There's a lot of new music...

I'm with ya on this! There's a lot of new music that is good and a lot that isn't so judging by age of the song is wrong.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-12-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By KenG
That nut needs some work. The strings are high...

That nut needs some work. The strings are high and the nut's overall height is so high that to even get the action you have the slots end up too deep in the nut. That Low E looks buried.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-11-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By KenG
Sigh. I remember the days when tube testers were...

Sigh. I remember the days when tube testers were everywhere. We had some odd Stark testers at work and Radio Shack had one in the store you could use for free. Now you'd have to spend a fortune for a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-04-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By KenG
The Fenders were slightly less expensive at the...

The Fenders were slightly less expensive at the time the marketing on LPs was upscale for Jazz and Les Paul's stuff. I read Buddy Guy's book and he started with an LP but when it got stolen he moved...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-02-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By KenG
^^ Yep. Now are the strings new? Always intonate...

^^ Yep.
Now are the strings new? Always intonate with new strings. With a strobe tuner you'll get much more accurate adjustment on your intonation. Cheapy chromatics are fine for simple tuning but...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-28-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,005
Posted By KenG
Hopefully these will simply become an option for...

Hopefully these will simply become an option for those (like Gibson's owner) simply can't play or tune their guitars! It's solution in search of a problem. In reality if you're ear is picky, you need...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-28-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,080
Posted By KenG
^^ Those are single cuts but they don't do a...

^^ Those are single cuts but they don't do a thing for me visually. Why don't you check out some PRS models.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-25-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,373
Posted By KenG
Hey troll, tell that to all the real...

Hey troll, tell that to all the real professionals using Gibsons. If you can't offer something constructive maybe you should just refrain.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-25-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,373
Posted By KenG
The 2014 & 2015 price increases were nothing...

The 2014 & 2015 price increases were nothing short of scandalous. I own to CS guitars from 2010 and 2012 and if added up the prices I paid new then it would not even buy me one of either of them at...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-24-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 847
Posted By KenG
A split humbucker is nowhere near a single coil....

A split humbucker is nowhere near a single coil. True single coil PUs have stronger outputs than 1/2 a humbucker would.
It really depends on whether or not someone wants those 2 out of phase sounds...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-23-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By KenG
Don't just go by neck depth either.The profile...

Don't just go by neck depth either.The profile (shape) has a big influence on just how big the neck feels.
When I 1st got my 2010 R7 it felt significantly bigger than my 2010 Trad+ but when I got my...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-22-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By KenG
Nope, R7 and R8 are typically that big, but...

Nope, R7 and R8 are typically that big, but Gibson USA forgeddaboutit!
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-20-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By KenG
If you think the neck scale and body aren't the...

If you think the neck scale and body aren't the same simply take a tape measure and measure from the nut to the center of the 12th fret and double the number. This is you scale length. Then measure...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-10-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 752
Posted By KenG
What about radius? The vintage radius (7.25 in)...

What about radius? The vintage radius (7.25 in) isn't something I'd find comfortable. So that's a factor I would pay particular attention to if I was buying another Strat because you can't change it.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-10-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By KenG
Neck set angle has a +- tolerance and the carved...

Neck set angle has a +- tolerance and the carved top (a possible measurement reference point if simply measuring bridge height) shape/profile can also vary.

It really doesn't matter who makes the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-08-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By KenG
Why would you start with a 40W modelling amp then...

Why would you start with a 40W modelling amp then decide to switch down to a 15W amp in a different model? The ID:30 TVP is the closest to your original wattage and at a comparable price as well. It...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-07-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By KenG
Lift your VT30 off the floor, I have mine on a...

Lift your VT30 off the floor, I have mine on a low speaker stand and it really took the boominess out of it.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-07-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By KenG
I see the old Vypyrs are no longer available and...

I see the old Vypyrs are no longer available and it's the Vypyr VIP 1, 2 or 3. Check out the Peavey site, there's some complaints about some re-occurring defects. I wasn't as crazy about the sound...
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